Stamford Palace Theater: The Stamford Symphony Is Serious Fun!

10/05/2013 to 10/06/2013

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407.

Stamford Palace Theater: October 5, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. and October 6 at 3:00 p.m. The Stamford Symphony with Eckart Preu, conductor and Alon Goldstein, piano. Beethoven  Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, op. 15  Alon Goldstein, piano Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. Maestro Preu will share secrets and stories behind the music on stage one hour before the concert. $22-$73, Kids Come Free on Sunday. MusiKids, an interactive education experience for children ages 6 – 12, takes place before the Sunday concert. For more information visit www.Stamfordsymphony.org, call Gina Ely at 203-325-1407 x14 or e-mail Gely@stamfordsymphony.org

 

New Canaan Historical Society Seeing Modern

10/05/2013

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203 966-1776 .

8:30am - 7pm Modern House Day Tour + Symposium Hosted by the New Canaan Historical Society Cost: $295 (includes breakfast, symposium, lunch, house tour, cocktail reception) The town of New Canaan, Connecticut is considered to have one of the most significant collections of mid-century Modern houses in the United States. The New Canaan Historical Society (NCHS) is dedicated to preserving this legacy. To this end, the NCHS revived the town's tradition of Modern house tours, and added an educational symposium, to raise awareness of this important collection. For more information, visit the following link: http://www.nchistory.org/modern_homes

Nutmeg State African Violet Show--Stratford

10/05/2013 to 10/06/2013

6905 Main St. -- Route 110, Stratford, CT 06497. Phone: 203-777-1872.

The Annual meeting of the Nutmeg State African violet show will be held Saturday, October 5thfrom 10-4PM and Sunday, October 6th from 11 to 4PM at Homewood Suites.   Members enter their plants, which are then inspected by three judges who use specific criteria to determine winners in various categories. The entries include not only African violets, but also their gesneriads relatives, as well as flower arrangements in various containers. Beautiful African violets are also for sale. An educational table provides information for raising African violets, and club members are also available to answer questions.

Westport Historical Society -Art Auction at the Playhouse!

10/05/2013

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

Westport Historical Society is pleased to announce an auction featuring a selection of 19th and 20th century prints from Europe and America, with fine hand-colored examples of landscapes, genre scenes and maps. Noted artist and publishers include William Daniell, Fanny Palmer and Currier & Ives. All prints have been donated by BNY Mellon from its corporate art collection.Auction begins at 5:00 pm with a live Auction at 6:15 pm at the Westport Country Playhouse, Lucille Lortel White Barn Center, 25 Powers Court in Westport. Please RSVP by contacting Barbara Brauner at bbrauner@westporthistory.org or by calling 203-222-1424; admittance is by RSVP only.

The Norwalk Aquarium Society at Earthplace- 47th Annual Tropical Fish Show

10/05/2013 to 10/06/2013

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-7253.

Stop by Earthplace for the 47th annual Norwalk Aquarium Society Tropical Fish Show. See an array of exotic fish, meet veteran fish keepers and bid on tropical fish for your own aquarium at the auction. Saturday, October 5, 9:00am-5:00pm. Saturday's exhibit will feature cichlids, catfish and killifish, among others, and the Connecticut Betta Club's show of various betta fish varieties. There will also be a "Beginning Fish Keeping" informational program with NAS members at 2:30pm. Sunday, October 6, 1:00pm. Join us Sunday for a tropical fish auction. Also up for grabs will be aquarium equipment, and one lucky participant will win the aquarium raffle. The weekend's events are all free for Earthplace members, and free with the price of admission for non-members. Earthplace admission is $5 for children, $7 for adults.

5th Annual Cider Saturday and Harvest Celebration at New Canaan Nature Center

10/05/2013

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9577.

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 7p.m. - 10 p.m. Nature on Tap! Sample a variety of craft beers from regional brewers, delicious bites from local chefs and live music at the Nature Center's 40-acre outdoor sanctuary!

The Palace Theatre - Symphony October 2013

10/05/2013 to 10/06/2013

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT

Stamford Symphony presents... BEETHOVEN, Prometheus Overture, BEETHOVEN, Concerto for Piano No. 1, featuring Alon Goldstein, piano, BEETHOVEN, Symphony No. 7 Showtime: Saturday at 8:00 p.m; Sunday at 3 p.m. Behind the Baton - discussion with the Conductor 1 hour prior to concert MusicKids 2 pm on Sunday Tickets: $73 / $58 / $42 / $22 (per-ticket fees apply) Subscriptions available at 203-325-1407 x10

Harvest Festival at New Canaan Nature Center

10/05/2013

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9577 .

Held outdoors on the Nature Center's grounds, the event will feature craft beer tastings, live bands, "local bites" provided by area chefs and outdoor games such as cornhole and ping pong.   Open to guests 21 & over, there will be an afternoon session from 3pm – 6pm and an evening session from 7pm – 10pm.  Tickets can now be purchased online www.newcanaannature.org or at the Nature Center.  A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. All attendees will receive a tasting mug at the door which they can use to sample a variety of craft beers served by the brewery representatives.  

Cannondale Foliage Arts & Crafts Fair - Wilton

10/05/2013 to 10/06/2013

28 Cannon Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-261-2414 .

On Sat. 10-4 p.m. & Sun. 11-5p.m.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - GERMANY

10/05/2013

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

2:00 pm. Creative Kids – Learn about Germany and the most influential physicist born there, Albert Einstein. Create a simple toy that explains Einstein's Theory of Relativity.